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October 17, 1968 was a Thursday and it was the 291st day of the year 1968. The next time you can reuse your old 1968 calendar will be in 2024. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a lunisolar calendar.
The day of the week of your birthday this year is Tuesday. Next year it will be Wednesday and two years from now it will be Thursday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 171 days left before your next birthday. You will be 49 years old when that day comes. There have been 17,726 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 600 full moons after you were born up to this day. How many of them did you see? The next full moon that you can see will be on May 10 at 21:44:00 GMT – Wednesday.
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You might be happy to know that the following celebrities share your birthday. The list was randomly chosen and arranged in chronological order.
- 1921Tom Poston
- 1937Paxton Whitehead
- 1946Cameron Mackintosh
- 1955Smita Patil
- 1958Alan Jackson
- 1960Guy Henry
- 1978Erin Karpluk
- 1979Koichiro Nishi
- 1983Riki Miura
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for October 17.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Oct 17.
- 1924Don Coryell, American football player and coach (d. 2010)
- 1926Roberto Lippi, Italian race car driver (d. 2011)
- 1956Mae Jemison, American physician, academic, and astronaut
- 1959Richard Roeper, American journalist and critic
- 1963Toby Young, English journalist and academic
- 1966Tommy Kendall, American race car driver and sportscaster
- 1967René Dif, Danish singer and actor (Aqua)
- 1976Sebastián Abreu, Uruguayan footballer
- 1984Anja Eline Skybakmoen, Norwegian singer-songwriter and bandleader (Pitsj)
- 1988Christina Crawford, American wrestler and dancer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for October 17.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1448Second Battle of Kosovo, where the mainly Hungarian army led by John Hunyadi is defeated by an Ottoman army led by Sultan Murad II.
- 1660Nine regicides, the men who signed the death warrant of Charles I, are hanged, drawn and quartered.
- 1814Eight people die in the London Beer Flood.
- 1861Nineteen people are killed in the Cullin-la-ringo massacre, the deadliest massacre of Europeans by aborigines in Australian history.
- 1888Thomas Edison files a patent for the Optical Phonograph (the first movie).
- 1931Al Capone is convicted of income tax evasion.
- 1956The first commercial nuclear power station is officially opened by Queen Elizabeth II in Sellafield,in Cumbria, England.
- 1961Scores of Algerian protesters (some claim up to 400) are massacred by the Paris police at the instigation of former Nazi collaborator Maurice Papon, then chief of the Prefecture of Police.
- 1979Mother Teresa is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
- 1980As part of the Holy See–United Kingdom relations a British monarch makes the first state visit to the Vatican
View the complete list of historical events for October 17.
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Your birthday numbers 10, 17 and 1968 reveal that your Life Path number is 6. It represents justice, nurturing and responsibility. You possess great compassion and seek to be of service to others.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Joshua Jackson, Coxsone Dodd, Antti Tuisku, Little Tony, Mandy Chiang, Willie Garson, Barry Andrews, Rob Dickinson, Larry Storch, Emily Glenister.
The zodiac sign of a person born on October 17 is Libra ♎. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Monkey is the mythical animal and Earth is the element of a person born on October 17, 1968.
Opal is the modern birthstone for the month of October while Jasper is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Libra is chrysolite. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Thursday’ is sapphire.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Hey Jude by The Beatles as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (October 19, 1968). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: August 5, 1981 – Cory Williams, American comedian and actor; April 14, 1990 – Christian Alexander, Greek-American actor; July 10, 1968 – Jonathan Gilbert, American actor.
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